|All the wealth of France's museums at your fingertips|
site created by the photo agency of the Réunion des musées nationaux et du Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées opens up access for everyone, professional or
amateur, to a fabulous catalogue of online photographs of artistic works.
About 600 000 photographs of works of art collected in the national and
regional museums of France, museums such as the Louvre, Orsay, the Centre
Georges Pompidou or the Picasso Museum are now directly accessible on
|Optimised iconographic searches|
www.photo.rmn.fr throws wide the doors of the nation's museums. A search engine as powerful as it is easy to use makes iconographic searches easier and more effective.
|Take your pick|
Nothing could be easier than launching an iconographic
search of the image base by entering the key words of your
|Use hyperlinks for easy navigation|
All the photographs in the image base are organised around hyperlinks for direct navigation from one theme to another. Each photograph can be accessed by a number of different paths, making all sorts of connections possible, from the simplest to the most extraordinary. At every stage of your search, you can opt to follow your nose and extend your selection of photographs.
|Online ordering for professionals|
If you are
a professional, you can use www.photo.rmn.fr
to order photographs for use in your business (General terms). Once you have made your
choice of photographs, simply fill in the electronic order form for rapid
delivery of the ektachromes or digital files of your choice.
Royalties are payable for 70 years after the calendar year in which the
artist died. It is recalled that, for copyright reasons, permission to
make certain adaptations of, or even to reproduce details of the works
concerned, may be refused. The Photographic Library of the RMN declines
any responsibility for a use which has not received all the necessary
|One step further|
If you need specific information, advice or if you have
a special request, a team of 16 specialist art history archivists is on hand to